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are joined by lock-in -- michael gordon of the new york times. "the endgame" is the most recent book. if you could summarize for us? >> it took three years. the first comprehensive history of the war in iraq and what makes it unique is i incorporate not only american policymakers but all the iraqi leadership from mr. maliki, president talibany, rivals and enemies supply inc. the iraqi account of what was going on and be accountable was happening on the battlefield. i covered the war in iraq for the new york times for the whole conflict. >> why did you call it "the endgame"? >> i covered the surge and is the end game of american military conflict and the last part of the book covers the obama administration. it has not been well covered by the media in terms of what the policy was in iraq. i learned a lot doing it. during the campaign president obama talked a lot about the goals that ended the war in iraq and took out the troops. what i discovered in doing the book is the administration's own policy objectives in iraq, narrowed objectives went far beyond taking out the troops. extended to rem
in a minute. [ male announcer ] feeling like a shadow of your former self? c'mon, michael! get in the game! [ male announcer ] don't have the hops for hoops with your buddies? lost your appetite for romance? and your mood is on its way down. you might not just be getting older. you might have a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. millions of men, forty-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? [ male announcer ] learn more at isitlowt.com. [ laug hey! [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. >>> rush of
. i have no idea why i like the show -- the think it's less about details. michael described it as it's not a palemic and i think audiences smell propaganda but if you can introduce the complexity of what they do. "24" was not about a good choice and bad choice but the better of two bad choices. if there was a formula of "24" that would have been it. and i think these people saw and president obama sees as well there is something about the presentation of the complexity of some of the things that people who are charged with these jobs have to deal with. writing it and imagining it makes me glad it's not my job just imagining how tough some of these decisions must be makes you grateful. >> the verse that we show in frost nixon "the queen" and that is how much responsibility you take with that, especially when art itself is working in metaphors. when people ask me about there is a pivot al scene in "frost nixon" which never happened. how could you show that because that is a pivotal moment in the piece. and the same with "the queen," that never happened. nixon did used to make phone cal
to pop music. >> she did not, but i used to sneak in the bathroom and listen to michael jackson or the popular songs of that time. to answer your question, there are a few people, two women, actually three. my mother was an incredible influence. i have told the story a lot, but it is an important one. i remember the first day of kindergarten. i am one of three in my family. i was probably the one most socially uncomfortable and most attached to my mother. and remember the first day clutching her skirt and not wanting to be left in a strange place with people i did not know. i remained like that until they started playing music. they took a softer music class. there was a woman thought was an angel. she had the most beautiful voice. i thought, i like this. from kindergarten through sixth grade, it was the course i was looking forward to at school. she noticed that and would sometimes give me a measure to sing. when i left that elementary school to go to junior high school, she became the music director at this jr. high school. she got me involved in all city chorus. she would com
self? c'mon, michael! get in the game! [ male announcer ] don't have the hops for hoops with your buddies? lost your appetite for romance? and your mood is on its way down. you might not just be getting older. you might have a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. millions of men, forty-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? [ male announcer ] learn more at isitlowt.com. [ la ] hey! we've shaved a lot of that off. currently down 38 points. and be prepared for some of this as we get closer and closer to this 3:00 meeting between the president and congressional leaders because the headlines will start flying, are already flying to a large degree today. let's get to the cme group, rick santelli on the santelli exchange. rick? >> thanks, carl. coming into year end one of the big topics of course is housing. and rightly so. it's at the epicenter of what caused the crisis. many believe you're not going to see a solid economy in the u.s. until we truly get housing co
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